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[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34

Lawmakers push to raise Massachusetts smoking age to 21

More than 100 lawmakers support a bill to raise the statewide legal age for purchasing tobacco products, like cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Susan DeCristofaro, a nurse at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, teaches 6th grade tobacco education. She told 22News ma
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 19, 2017 05:24

[Massachusetts] Mass. legislators consider raising tobacco buying age to 21

Supporters—including public health advocates and doctors—are expected to appear at the State House this week to show their support for the bill, with a public hearing reportedly scheduled for Tuesday.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 16, 2017 14:30

[Massachusetts] Letter: Sellers are overburdened with tobacco regulations

I have been a manager at a business that sells tobacco products for over 27 years and have never been cited for selling such products to anyone underage. Regardless, in June, I will have to go online for two hours and "learn" how to sell tobacco products,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:44

[Massachusetts] Groups renew push to raise tobacco age to 21

While 140 Massachusetts cities and towns have raised their legal tobacco sales from 18 to 21, there's a renewed push to enact a similar restriction statewide.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[Massachusetts] State lawmakers urged to increase legal smoking age

More than 100 cancer survivors, teenagers, and their families gathered at the State House, urging lawmakers to support a bill to raise the state smoking age from 18 to 21. Young adults are a key market for the tobacco industry with 95% of smokers startin
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26

[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38

[Massachusetts] Board of Health Will Vote On Raising Smoking, Vaping Age

Everett officials held a public hearing Monday night on a proposal that would raise the legal age for smoking and vaping in the city to 21, noting that they would schedule a vote for their next regular meeting in December. The proposal also has signific
Everett (MA) Independent
added Dec 4, 2016 21:29

[Massachusetts] Marion Adopts Synthetic Drug Ban

as the board prepares to move forward on a ban of all flavored tobacco and cigarettes, including menthol cigarettes, Howard, who was absent from the prior meeting when the bulk of the menthol cigarette ban took place, went on the record as saying he oppos
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:58

[Massachusetts] Bourne Bans Smoking At Town Recreation Areas, Beaches

became the latest on Cape Cod to ban smoking on town beaches and recreation areas. The move was made by the Bourne Board of Health at their July 13 meeting to amend the tobacco regulations to include a ban on smoking at town recreation areas and beaches. (Hyannis, MA)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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